Russian Federation: EU Sanctions

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 14th July 2015.

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Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee 11:30 am, 14th July 2015

Russia is properly under sanction for its misbehaviour towards Ukraine, but the harsh truth is that in our wider relations with Russia we have a clear common interest in taking on Daesh, which is very important to our national interest. Will the Minister try to ensure that where we can find common cause with Russia, we can conduct relations positively, while at the same time sustaining our disapproval of its behaviour in Ukraine?